Cactus Technologies Launches New 240SE Encrypted SATA SSD

Cactus 240SE FIPS 140-2 & NSA CSfC Compliant SATA SSD

Cactus Technologies today announced the launch of the new 240SE Crypto Series of Highly Secure, FIPS 140-2 and NSA CSfC compliant 2.5” SATA III SSD. All 240SE SSD are built with a solid cast aluminum chassis and optional configurations with rugged SATA connectors are available.

The Cactus Technologies 240SE Crypto Series Solid State Drive (SSD) is available in 512GB and 1TB capacities, which supports up to 6.0Gb/sec performance.  It is FIPS 140-2 level 2 and 3 compliant as well as compliant to NSA NIAP Data-At-Rest (DAR) Capability Profile for HW Full Drive Encryption (HWFDE) including both Host Authorization Acquisition (AA) software and Encryption Engine (EE) components. 

The Cactus 240SE Crypto SSD Series is ideal for applications requiring a protected data drive as part of their usage model. Our technical staff can assist OEMs with implementation.

Joseph Chang, VP Engineering

This SSD is intended for Financial, Government, Health, Defense, Energy and other industries where data protection is critical. The 240SE Series SATA SSD is based on MLC NAND flash, and designed to the industry standard 2.5” SATA SSD form factor.

As with all Cactus products, this 240SE Encrypted SATA SSD offering has Locked BOM Control, High Performance, Rugged Construction and advanced Wear Leveling, ECC and Defect Management. 

Product Change Notification to the OEM of any design changes in the controller, memory or firmware is a standard Cactus policy. For more details, please contact a Cactus representative.

Steve Larrivee, VP Sales & Marketing of Cactus Technologies, said, “The new 240SE Crypto SSD Series offers a method to secure extremely high-value data, with FIPS 140-2 and NSA CSfC compliant encryption methods.”

Cactus 240SE Crypto 2.5” SATA SSD features:

  • Industry Standard 2.5” SATA SSD (9.5mm height) Form Factor
  • SSD Capacities 512GB & 1TB
  • Supports SATA I (1.5Gbits/sec) to SATA III (6.0Gbits/sec) transfer rates
  • AES-256 XTS Encryption
  • Compliant with: FIPS 140-2; NSA CSfC/DAR/HWFDE
  • Windows & Linux Host API Drivers for Key Exchange
  • SMART & TRIM Command Support
  • Sustained Read - 530MB/s; Sustained Write - 430MB/s
  • Locked BOM (Bill-Of-Material) Control
  • Solid Cast Aluminum Chassis
  • 3000G Shock; 20G Vibration
  • Standard SATA and Rugged Connector Versions Available
  • Unique Electronic Serial ID
  • Supports Traceability Barcode
  • Based on MLC (Multi Level Cell) NAND Memory

Joseph Chang, Vice President of Engineering, said, "The Cactus 240SE Crypto SSD Series is ideal for applications requiring a protected data drive as part of their usage model. Our technical staff can assist OEMs with implementation.”

For over 12 years, Cactus Technologies has been supporting OEMs worldwide with the highest reliability Industrial Embedded Flash Storage Products using industry-leading controller technology and industrial-strength flash memory.

Our industrial products enable OEMs' systems to operate without a fault in the harshest and most mission-critical environments. In addition, Cactus offers Commercial Grade embedded products based on MLC NAND, which have Locked-BOM and Extended Life Cycles for budget-limited applications.

1 MByte = 1 million bytes; 1 GByte = 1 billion bytes; 1Gbit = 1 billion bits.

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Media Contact:
Steve Larrivee

Source: Cactus Technologies Limited